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Free community courses lead to University study for Splott student

November 18, 2015

The Widening Access Team at Cardiff University, in partnership with Continuing & Professional Education, offer over 40 free short courses each year as part of their Live Local Learn Local (LLLL) community outreach programme. LLLL is designed and run with Communities …


Come along to our Welsh-themed Exploring the Past lecture in November

October 16, 2015

This November we’re hosting a Welsh-themed Exploring the Past lecture in partnership with the Historical Association. “Town Culture in 14th Century Wales” Dr Matthew Stevens (Swansea University) Wednesday 4th November 2015 All talks start at 7.15pm and are held at …

Law & Politics

October 15, 2015

The School offers a wide range of flexible, specialised programmes and professional courses.

Student Tutor working at Willows High School

Pathway students welcomed to the School of Social Sciences

October 8, 2015

Excitement was in the air as former Pathway students were officially welcomed to the School of Social Sciences by the Head of School, Prof Amanda Coffey. Six students are transferring from Continuing & Professional Education, after studying social science modules …

Coutances cathedral

Coming soon – Our next Exploring the Past public lecture

September 28, 2015

Our next talk in the free Exploring the Past lecture series is coming up soon. ‘Raising the lame from the ground and the poor out of the filth’: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances’ accession and the character of the episcopate in …


FREE Learning Technology Workshops for Students

September 7, 2015

  Do you need help accessing and using your Cardiff University e-mail account? Are you having trouble using the LibrarySearch facility? Are you confused about Learning Central? Do you need advice on using Google as a research tool? As part of …


Our Exploring the Past free lecture series is back!

August 10, 2015

We’re kicking off a new year of free lectures in archaeology, history and religion with the following exciting topic. “I am a woman hear me pray”: How believing suffragettes are reclaiming the Qur’an for themselves  Dr Mansur Ali (Cardiff University)  Wednesday …

Introduction to Data Management

July 22, 2015

This 3 day course provides an introduction into the basic core of a powerful data management system, and provides skills for accessing managing, studying and analysing data as well as producing reports.

The course will be presented through the combined use of seminars and practical workshops. Numerous examples and demonstrations will be presented together with regular laboratory exercises.

NIACE Inspire Award Ceremony

Continuing & Professional Education tutor recognised at Inspire! Awards 2015

June 12, 2015

Rhiannon Stevens, a community outreach tutor at Continuing & Professional Education, has been awarded a certificate of commendation by NIACE Cymru (National Institute of Adult Continuing Education) in their annual Inspire! Awards Ceremony which took place at the SWALEC stadium …

Adult student

Inspiring Adults to Study Degrees

June 2, 2015

Cardiff University provides pathways to undergraduate degrees for adult learners.

June newsletter

Our final free Exploring the Past lecture for 2014/15 is coming up in June

June 1, 2015

Welsh heritage for teenagers: Re-writing the ‘Mabinogion’ in Alan Garner’s The Owl Service and Jenny Nimmo’s The Snow Spider


Exploring the Past FREE Lecture May 2015

May 11, 2015

Issues of Identity and Place in British Classical Music, from Elgar to the Cultural Olympiad.


Annual Project Management Alumni Event 2015

January 27, 2015

The annual Project Management Alumni event took place on 16th January 2015…


Welcome to Choices 2015 Our part-time courses for adults.

January 20, 2015

CHOICES is Cardiff University’s programme of part-time courses for the general public. There are a wide range of subjects to choose from and every year thousands of people join us to study for a qualification, to improve their CV, to …

Philip Augustus, King of France

Exploring the Past FREE Lecture

January 14, 2015

Continuing & Professional Education has teamed up with Dr Tom Horler-Underwood, for January’s exciting FREE talk.

No need to book, all are welcome, just turn up on the night!


Receive your Foundation Certificate at our special annual Awards Ceremony

January 12, 2015

This year we will be celebrating the achievements of our students at the annual Award Ceremony on Friday 6th March 2015.


WW1 Research by former student

October 21, 2014

The Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning is pleased to congratulate Dan Jewson, (pictured) presenting his research on Cardiff’s experience of World War One…


Pathway students welcomed to Cardiff University School of Social Sciences by Head of School

October 14, 2014

Head of Social Sciences, Professor Amanda Coffey, welcomed this year’s cohort of 12 adult learners who completed the Pathway to Social Science during 2013/14.


Music in the Community Award 2015

September 22, 2014

Nominations are invited for the Leonard and Marian Jones Music in the Community Award. This award is given to an individual or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution